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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Pakistan to Central Nepal.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Cupressus torulosa is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.21, which places it in position 942 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.43, ranked 735. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Cupressus torulosa D.Don ex Lamb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2000 Webb, W.S. [Cat. no. 6046], India K000618039 lectotype
73792.000
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] K000777640
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6046], India K000618041 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], India Cupressus tortulosa K001132604

First published in Descr. Pinus 2: 18 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Little, D.P., Thomas, P., Nguyén, H.T. & Phan, L.K. (2011). Before it had a name: Diagnostic characteristics, geographic distribution, and the conservation of Cupressus tonkinensis (Cupressaceae) Brittonia 63: 171-196.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Little, D.P., Thomas, P., Nguyén, H.T. & Phan, L.K. (2011). Before it had a name: Diagnostic characteristics, geographic distribution, and the conservation of Cupressus tonkinensis (Cupressaceae) Brittonia 63: 171-196.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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